Newcastle United returns to the Champions League with determination after a strong start, including a win over Manchester City in the EFL Cup.
Newcastle United's Champions League Return
Magpies' Recent Form
The Magpies have been in excellent form, winning four of their last five matches and scoring nine goals in September.
PSG's Mixed Start
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) has had a mixed start in Ligue 1, but they won their first group match in the Champions League against Borussia Dortmund.
The match is set for October 5, 2023, at 8:00 PM BST (12:30 AM IST) at St. James Park.
Newcastle United's form: L-W-D-W-W-W; PSG's form: W-W-L-W-W-D.
Players to Watch
Keep an eye on Alexander Isak for Newcastle United, the top scorer in the Premier League, and Kylian Mbappe for PSG, the league's top goalscorer.
St. James' Park hosts Champions League football after 20 years in the first-ever encounter between Newcastle United and PSG.
Injury & Team News
Newcastle faces several injuries, including Joelinton, Wilson, Botman, Willock, and Harvey Barnes. PSG's Nuno Mendes is out due to surgery, and Marco Asensio and Kimpembe will also miss the match.
Head to Head
This match marks the first-ever encounter between Newcastle United and PSG.
Newcastle United predicted lineup: Pope; Trippier, Schar, Lascelles, Burn; Longstaff, Tonali, Guimaraes; Almiron, Isak, Gordon PSG predicted lineup: Donnarumma; Hakimi, Marquinhos, Skriniar, Hernandez; Vitinha, Ugarte, Zaire-Emery; Dembele, Kolo Muani, Mbappe